11 June 2004
Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K pink gold chronograph wristwatch with pink dial
Signed Patek Philippe & Co., Geneve, Movement No. 862440, Case No. 621472, Ref. 591, circa 1942
With nickel-finished lever movement, 23 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, the pink dial with applied Roman and baton numerals, tachometer scale to outer chapter ring, two subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 30 minutes register, the circular case with enlarged bezel, downturned lugs, snap on back, two rectangular chronograph buttons in the band, together with an 18K pink gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
34 mm. diam.
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This watch is accompanied by a Patek Philippe Extrait des Registres
Production of this model, reference 591, was launched in 1938.
A similar watch is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, 2nd edition, p. 264.
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